Nelsie Yang serves as the elected Councilmember for the City of Saint Paul’s 6th Ward. At 27 years old and a daughter of Hmong refugees, she is the youngest and first Hmong American woman to be elected to St Paul’s City Council. Nelsie has a background in social work and social justice activism. As a councilmember, Nelsie leads alongside individuals, labor unions, and organizations. She is working to unite our society across race, class, and gender.